Tiffin University offers the Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a specialization in Applied Human Services for students interested in developing their knowledge of psychology for an advanced degree or a career in helping others through counseling or other services. The psychology program intends to provide students with a broad understanding of the foundations of psychology and its application and relevance in society. Students will learn about the application psychological theories to societal problems and providing care to others through social work involving psychology.
Students will take part in a curriculum involving lessons about psychology and the utilization of psychology in the care of others. Those classes include Case Management, Introduction to Counseling, and Human Services. Upon completion of the program, students should have demonstrated the necessary educational and professional qualifications for entry-level roles in social work and social services, and the necessary qualifications for future studies in psychology. These qualifications include but are not limited to the ability to utilize critical and creative thinking, skeptical inquiry, and, when possible, a scientific approach to solve problems related to behavior and mental processes, and to understand and apply psychological principles to personal, social, and organizational issues.
Students who have earned a high school diploma or GED or who have earned transferrable credits from an accredited college or university. One semester hour is waived for freshman studies.
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
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